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WINNER OF PX3, Prix de la Photographie Paris

Layzhoz Yeap of Malaysia was Awarded Bronze (PROFESSIONAL) in the PX3 2011 Competition.

Paris, France
Prix de la Photographie Paris (Px3) announces winners of PX3 2011 competition.

Layzhoz Yeap of Malaysia was Awarded: Bronze in category Fine Art (Professional) for the entry entitled, “Dans la salle de bains”. The jury selected PX3 2011’s winners from thousands of photography entries from over 85 countries.

Px3 is juried by top international decision-makers in the photography industry: Carol Johnson, Curator of Photography of Library of Congress, Washington D.C.; Gilles Raynaldy, Director of Purpose, Paris; Viviene Esders, Expert près la Cour d’Appel de Paris; Mark Heflin, Director of American Illustration + American Photography, New York; Sara Rumens, Lifestyle Photo Editor of Grazia Magazine, London; Françoise Paviot, Director of Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris; Chrisitine Ollier, Art Director of Filles du Calvaire, Paris; Natalie Johnson, Features Editor of Digital Photographer Magazine, London; Natalie Belayche, Director of Visual Delight, Paris; Kenan Aktulun, VP/Creative Director of Digitas, New York; Chiara Mariani, Photo Editor of Corriere della Sera Magazine, Italy; Arnaud Adida, Director of Acte 2 Gallery/Agency, Paris; Jeannette Mariani, Director of 13 Sévigné Gallery, Paris; Bernard Utudjian, Director of Galerie Polaris, Paris; Agnès Voltz, Director of Chambre Avec Vues, Paris; and Alice Gabriner, World Picture Editor of Time Magazine, New York.
The “Prix de la Photographie Paris” (Px3) strives to promote the appreciation of photography, to discover emerging talent, and introduce photographers from around the world to the artistic community of Paris. Winning photographs from this competition are exhibited in a high-profile gallery in ESPACE DUPON, Paris on 22-29 June 2011 (refers to Px3-evite 2011) and published in the high-quality, full-color Px3 Annual Book.

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“Naive” by Layzhoz Yeap won another honorable mention in portrait category (Professional), in the 6th Annual Black and White Spider Awards announcing on 29th May 2011!



LONDON (29 MAY 2011) – Professional  photographer LAYZHOZ YEAP of Malaysia was presented with the 6th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Portrait at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow watched by 40,000 online viewers who logged on live from 154 countries to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.

Thousands of images were received from 73 countries worldwide. The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from Sotheby’s, Magnum Photos, The Armory Show, Fratelli Alinari to Tate and Phillips de Pury & Company in London who honored Spider Fellows with 190 coveted title awards in 27 categories. The judges reviewed the entries online for eight weeks before making their final nominations and LAYZHOZ YEAP’s “NAIVE,” an exceptional image entered in the Portrait category, received a high percentage of votes overall.

“The Spider Awards celebrates photographers who operate at the highest levels of their craft,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “LAYZHOZ YEAP’s work represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present her with the Honorable Mention in Portrait.”

You can view the 6th Annual Winners Gallery at

The PHOTO Paper features this year’s Spider Fellows in a special B/W issue coming out December. The digital edition is available as a free PDF download at



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